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District Jail Jammu

District jail was commissioned during the Pre-Independence days and has served the state well even during height of militancy. Like Central jail Srinagar, this jail was also established during Maharaja’s time and lots of renovation, addition and modification have been carried out to fortify it against the attempts of jail escape or jail break. On occasions it houses inmates beyond its capacity. Relevant information with regard to this jail is as under:

Distance from Jammu Bus stand to Jail 3 Kms
Mode of Transport Metador, 3 Wheeler and Taxi
Location of the Jail Behind Govt. Ranbir Press Ambphalla Jammu
Climatic Conditions Summer: Hot
Winter: Cold
Language spoken Hindi / Dogri
Total area of Jail 73 Kanals
Lodgement Capacity of the Jail 450
Name of the Superintendent Jail Sh. Harish Kotwal
Contact information (O) 0191-2579328
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